Estate Tours: General or specific tours of the Estate can be arranged lasting from a couple of hours to all day. The tour can include visits to the working hill farm with its sheep and cattle, native pine and commercial woodlands, the fish hatchery, soft fruit farm at Alvie Gardens, the granite and slate quarries, the ancient standing stones, and a dam and water driven turbine that was once used to provide the Estate electricity. There is always the possibility to see a myriad of wildlife including red deer, grouse, buzzards, oystercatchers, red squirrels and blue mountain hare during the tour.
Located on the edge of the Cairngorm National Park, Alvie and Dalraddy Estates total some 13,000 acres of land stretching from the River Spey, northwest over the Monadhliath Mountains to the watershed between the Dulnain and Findhorn rivers.
The Estates provide a wide variety of habitat from the loch side wetlands of Loch Insh and Loch Alvie through farmland and pine woodland, up through the heather clad grouse moors to the high moorland tops.In addition to traditional country sports there are opportunities to participate in many activities.
Alvie and Dalraddy Estate - Estate Tours
Alvie Estate Office
Cairngorms National Park